What is fraction?

  • (verb): Perform a division.
    Synonyms: divide
    See also — Additional definitions below

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S9 Fraction
... The S9 fraction is the product of an organ tissue homogenate used in biological assays ... The S9 fraction is most frequently used in assays that measure the metabolism of drugs and other xenobiotics ... IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used in Toxicology" as the "Supernatant fraction obtained from an organ (usually liver) homogenate by centrifuging at 9000 g for 20 minutes in a suitable ...
Fraction
... Fraction may also mean Fraction (mathematics), one of more equal parts of something, e.g ... three out of four equal quarters, written as 3/4 Algebraic fraction, an indicated division in which the divisor, or both dividend and divisor, are algebraic expressions Fraction (chemistry), a ...

More definitions of "fraction":

  • (noun): A small part or item forming a piece of a whole.
  • (noun): The quotient of two rational numbers.
  • (noun): A component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process.

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